People Science Senior Consultant
Gerjerts, Ph.D.
Director of Talent Management
Walgreens Boots Alliance

12:30pm-1:00pm How COVID-19 Accelerated Walgreens Boots Alliance’s Efforts to Create a More Agile Engagement Program

General Session
Multiple survey approaches. Weeks of waiting for results. A major opportunity for company-wide synergy. Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) wanted to evolve its engagement program to create a level of agility that matched the pace with which its business is transforming. But where to begin? 
Join us for a fireside chat on how Walgreens Boots Alliance evolved its employee engagement strategy to become more agile in the midst of a global pandemic. Learn how WBA went from running siloed engagement survey programs to standing up a consistent, yet locally flexible, process globally. In addition, he’ll explain how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated their need to listen to colleagues in a more agile, continuous manner. 
In this session, you will learn:
- The importance of the employee voice in creating one united organization 
- Why WBA transformed its global employee engagement strategy 
- How this change set up the organization for success during challenging times